The Midwives' Guide to Key Medical Conditions, Pregnancy and Childbirth

The Midwives' Guide to Key Medical Conditions

Pregnancy and Childbirth

By Linda Wylie, BA, MN, RGN, RM, RMT, Lecturer, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Paisley, Scotland, UK; and Helen Bryce, BSc, RN, RM, ADM, MTD, Lecturer, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Paisley, Scotland


1. Caring for the Woman With a Medical Condition ? The Midwife?s Role

2. Hypertension in Pregnancy and Childbirth

3. Cardiac Conditions Relating to Pregnancy and Childbirth

4. Thromboembolic Disease and the Childbearing Process

5. Anaemia in Pregnancy and Childbirth

6. Asthma in Pregnancy and Childbirth

7. Urinary Tract Infections and Renal Failure During Childbirth

8. Epilepsy and Other Neurological Diseases in Pregnancy and Childbirth

9. Diabetes in Pregnancy and Childbirth

10. The Thyroid Gland in Pregnancy and Childbirth

11. Eating Disorders and the Childbearing Process

12. The Liver and Bowel in Pregnancy and Childbirth